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Novels
Sister Margaret's One Big Lie: Chapter 5 by linda lee, Sep 2, 2014
Amber Eyes.: Chapter 20 by Mariana Reuter, Sep 1, 2014
The Death: Chapter 1 by workquick, Sep 1, 2014
SALT LIFE: Chapter 14 by Nathan B. Childs, Sep 1, 2014
Resurrection Deux (sequel to Resurrection): Chapter 2 by Don_P_Chambers, Sep 1, 2014
Resurrection Deux (sequel to Resurrection): Chapter 1 by Don_P_Chambers, Sep 1, 2014
Coffin Fit (The Grateful Undead, volume 4): Chapter 5 by Susan Stec, Sep 1, 2014
The Pendragon Book II: Son of the Enduring Oak: Chapter 26 by Rebecca Vaughn, Sep 1, 2014
ReWrite 7.2014 >> A Penny For Your Thoughts : Chapter 33 by Jax Franklin, Aug 31, 2014
ReWrite 7.2014 >> A Penny For Your Thoughts : Chapter 32 by Jax Franklin, Aug 31, 2014
MISGUIDED TRUST (working title): Chapter 8 by crazeesharon, Aug 31, 2014
REACTION TIME: Chapter 19 by R. M. Keegan, Aug 31, 2014
REACTION TIME: Chapter 18 by R. M. Keegan, Aug 31, 2014
REACTION TIME: Chapter 17 by R. M. Keegan, Aug 31, 2014
Over My Dead Body: Chapter 49 by James R. Callan, Aug 30, 2014
Poetry
Alone Becoming...Again by Odin Roark, Sep 1, 2014
GET UP AND DANCE! by mikejackson1127, Sep 1, 2014
Crayola Masterpieces by Odin Roark, Aug 30, 2014
Death's Visit by mikejackson1127, Aug 29, 2014
THE UNKNOWN MOTHER by Wilma Bailey, Aug 29, 2014
Weightless...Revisited by Odin Roark, Aug 28, 2014
The Me of You and Beyond by Odin Roark, Aug 27, 2014
The Sandpipers by Nathan B. Childs, Aug 24, 2014
My Smile Becoming by Odin Roark, Aug 24, 2014
Celebritydom's Napalm by Odin Roark, Aug 22, 2014
Fun with Errors by jaki alonea, Aug 22, 2014
Hey, I think I went crazy... by jaki alonea, Aug 22, 2014
His Game Of Chess by mikejackson1127, Aug 18, 2014
Seamless Breath by Odin Roark, Aug 17, 2014
Formula-Happiness by Odin Roark, Aug 16, 2014
Short Stories
Dedicated To Mom And All Of Her Warts by amy s, Sep 2, 2014
MANY FLAVORS! by mikejackson1127, Sep 1, 2014
The Fruit of the Poisonous Tree, Part 3: False Pretenses by j p lundstrom, Sep 1, 2014
The Fruit of the Poisonous Tree, Part 2: Emergency Treatment by j p lundstrom, Aug 30, 2014
Unaccountably Redacted by Susan Stec, Aug 30, 2014
Insomniac's Blog #three 8/30/14 De-constructing Lenard Cohen by dagnee, Aug 30, 2014
The Fruit of the Poisonous Tree, Part 1 by j p lundstrom, Aug 30, 2014
The People You Meet by James McLendon, Aug 29, 2014
Hobbyhorse Cavalier by Odin Roark, Aug 27, 2014
Daughter (Part one of two) by KHippolite, Aug 23, 2014
Compassion for Robin Williams by mswriter, Aug 23, 2014
The Ghost Pirates (Book Review) by tallow, Aug 20, 2014
Take Me. I'm Free. by Odin Roark, Aug 20, 2014
The Sun Road by warren burrows, Aug 17, 2014
HE WANTS YOU! by mikejackson1127, Aug 15, 2014


Top Reviewers

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2. sonny

3. Nathan B. Childs

4. brosna11

5. Odin Roark

6. JHawk

7. dagnee

8. Cadfael

9. Susan Stec

10. Ann Everett

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$200 in Prizes for Crafting Five Lines of Perfect Pet Poetry

Five Lines Pet Poetry Competition

Dogs, cats, birds, iguanas, hamsters - give us a five line poem about a pet and you could win!

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Member Spotlight Interview

Terry McDonald, Hard Road

Terry McDonald has written and published eight books, the most popular of which, Hard Road reached the Top 1,000 on Amazon. Many of his books were written in a tent, using a generator to power his laptop. Handy with tools and knife, Terry has created a series of books hugely popular amongst the "prepper" community.

 

 


theNextBigwriter Rankings

Novel Rankings as of: 01:29 AM, 09/02/14

1. FULL BLOWN ADDICTIONS by vsworld

2. A Gypsy Among Gypsies by Nathan B. Childs

3. The Guardians: Witch Child by LouLou S

4. The Poppy Field: A Tale of Seduction by The Coffee Lady

5. This Time You Lose by Chris Stralyn

6. Good at Dying by Memphis Trace

7. The Sincerest Form of Flattery by jack the knife

8. Dead Girls Never Shut Up by Susan Stec

9. Reconstruction Days by Nathan B. Childs

10. Executive Samurai by Dur Shacho

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The Cloud

The Cloud

In August 2013, the sun disappears over Las Vegas.

WorldMaker Media and iPOV Books proudly present The Cloud, a book of short stories by members of TheNextBigWriter. The book centers around a dark, ominous cloud that moves over Las Vegas and doesn't leave.

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Published Books by TheNextBigWriter Members

Static Mayhem

Static Mayhem , by Edward Aubry(Sherman_Bierce). On My 25th, nearly everyone in the world disappears. Winner of the 2008 Strongest Start Novel Competition.


The Coffee Diary

The Coffee Diary, by Caroline Kellems (The Coffee Lady). Two years after her father's brutal murder, Veronica returns to Guatemala to decide whether to sell her family's coffee farm.


Alzheimer Diary: A Wife's Journal

Alzheimer Diary: A Wife's Journal, by Michelle Montgomery (mishmont). "The doctor tells me I have Alzheimer's." The truth of my husband's words shook our world. This is my diary written for a time during the ten years of his spiral into another space.


What Scottland Taught Me by Molly Ringle

What Scottland Taught Me by Molly Ringle (lemonye) Fresh out of high school, Eva Sonneborn is headed to Scotland with her best friends. But when Eva meets Gil, a local bartender, she figures a little innocent flirting won't hurt her relationship with Tony, her ever-faithful boyfriend back home.


Fallen

Fallen, by Ann Simko (Annie). Dr Dakota Thomas isn’t prepared for the gunshot victim that rolled through his emergency room doors. Winner of the 2007 Strongest Start Novel Competition.


My Writing Life

My Writing Life is comprised of ten winning stories from members of TheNextBigWriter. Across the world, millions of people write every day. Why do they do it?


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